Revolutions in Science: Plato to NATO

HPSC-X102 — Spring 2021

Instructor
Elana Rakoff
Location
Web Based
Days and Times
Monday/Wednesday 11:30A-12:45P
Course Description
An introduction to the formative steps in the scientific tradition. The course will survey in a chronological sequence aspects of the Aristotelian worldview, the Copernican revolution, the mechanical philosophy, the chemical and Darwinian revolutions, and the rise of twentieth-century science.